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Softball senior day wins double header

Softball senior day wins double header

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor April 16, 2019

The USI softball team had their senior night Saturday along with a doubleheader against Missouri University of Science & Technology. In the bottom of the first inning, sophomore infielder and outfielder...

‘It doesn’t matter how we started, just how we end’

‘It doesn’t matter how we started, just how we end’

Senior softball players talk spring break wins and the future
Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor March 12, 2019

Caitlyn Bradley and Haylee Smith agree: having multiple softball games, one after the other, over spring break, is tiring, but it is too much fun to complain. The USI Softball team played twelve games...

Sophomore Caitlyn Bradley pitches during a game against Trevecca Nazarenne in 2016 at the USI baseball fields.

Softball keeps winning as offense struggles

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor April 20, 2017

Sue Kunkle said the softball team is finding different ways to win during its seven game win streak. USI has been winning close games since there hasn’t been much breathing room created by the offense....

Softball fights back twice

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor April 16, 2017

No. 8 Southern Indiana (36-8) passed the 35-win mark for the third straight season and last season’s win total of 35 after sweeping Wisconsin-Parkside (13-23) in a GLVC doubleheader on Friday. The...

Freshman Jennifer Leonhardt winds up to throw a pitch during a game last weekend. Leonhardt was named GLVC Pitcher of the Week for the third time this season.

Softball sweeps Indy as Leonhardt earns 20th win

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor April 12, 2017

After going 5-1 last week, including a doubleheader sweep of No. 14 University of Indianapolis, the No. 10 Southern Indiana softball team is one game away from matching last season’s win total. Four...

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